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Wall bounding driveway to the Stables and continuing the stable yard screen

A Grade II Listed Building in Chirk, Wrexham

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Latitude: 52.9348 / 52°56'5"N

Longitude: -3.0904 / 3°5'25"W

OS Eastings: 326810

OS Northings: 338040

OS Grid: SJ268380

Mapcode National: GBR 71.M5V2

Mapcode Global: WH78C.HHMH

Entry Name: Wall bounding driveway to the Stables and continuing the stable yard screen

Listing Date: 29 July 1998

Last Amended: 29 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 20266

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: The driveway from Deepark Lodge drive climbs up to the stables. The wall defines the road on the SW side.

County: Wrexham

Town: Wrexham

Community: Chirk (Y Waun)

Community: Chirk

Locality: Chirk Castle

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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The wall was probably built in the mid C19 contemporary with E W Pugin's screen wall, and outlining the circulation to the SW corner of the castle originally laid out by William Emes in the 1760s.


The wall is approximately 800m long and 1.5m high, built of uncoursed rubble stonework with a triangular ashlar coping. At the top it adjoins the end of the screen wall to the stable yard, and, at the bottom of the steep driveway, the wall terminates in a square pier with three offsetting ashlar copings forming a pyramid.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a significant element in the ensemble of buildings at Chirk Castle, and an essential part of the remodelling of the stable group in the Gothic idiom.

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